Test Location: Vercors, Jura, Massif du Grand Arc
Accommodation: tent bivouac shelter
conditions bivouac: Medium Altitude: between 1200 and 1800 meters
Conditions: fresh -month May / June
clothing: underwear technical wool
T ° mini noted: 5 ° C (the Jura)
Brand: North Face
Bag Type: Synthetic
Specifications: Shape combinable sarcophagus 213-Overlapping shingle construction-soft and flexible liner 20 denier-arched ergonomic end – full length zipper YKK® No. 5 – weatherstripping bead and bead comfort for the face-open hood-cord to an easy adjustment for hand-reinforcement stuck “without a hitch” in the column of the zipper-thermal transfer logos to save weight embroidery son – sleeping pad retention loops-nylon storage bag and a tote silicone included.
Shell: nylon Hyperlight 20 denier
Cloth: polyamide breathable
Filling: synthetic fibers Climashield Neo 452 g
Weight (with cover): 0.900 kg
Sizes: 213 cm (183 cm) / 228 cm (198 cm).
Manufactured in: United States
recommended price: 159.00 to 169.00 euros depending on the size
Temperatures in 13537 (data manufacturer):
Comfort: 5 ° C
limit: 0 ° C
Extreme: -15 ° C
. A light sleeping bag (especially synthetic on mcat-test-centers) designed with a ripstop fabric
The hood covers the entire head.
The yellow color is nice.
Supplied with a storage bag.
A little “too sarcophagus”, it is a little tight at the bottom. In turn this is not very easy. This is related to the form.
What we think:
– Note manufacturing quality: 8 of 10
A bag of very good quality with durable fabrics. (Quality seams). Ripstop fabric (light) on top and thicker on the bottom.
-Note thermicity: 7 of 10
First impression: it seems very light (it does not feel the self). Despite this impression, down provides sufficient heat. Light contact and hot use.
-Practicability Rating: 9 out of 10
A small pocket to insert a key, a handkerchief. The zip is easy to use (a little more, he was in the night). 1 clamping system at the hood. The down is not designed with a flange: lightens the down.This accessory is not relevant, for this type of use. Protection system on top of the zip practice so that there is no inadvertent opening of the down. Small straps to extend the down.